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Welcome to Fun Camp!

The Rec/IM Department at EMU is offering an exciting opportunity for your child/children to participate in a multi-dimensional day camp designed to promote friendship and fun!

We are fortunate to be affiliated with a campus that offers a variety of resources to tap into as we plan our program. Campers will participate in groups with children of similar ages. Activities will be programmed to accommodate the interests and skill levels of each group. All children will have opportunities to interact together each day. 

Ages

Children ages 7 (or entering 2nd grade in the fall) through 12 (at the time of registration) .

Staff

Fun camp is managed by the Rec/IM. The counselors are EMU students who are passionate about working with children and are studying education, recreation or other related degree programs.

Where 

Fun Camp

Fun Camp trip to the Ypsi Fire House Museum 

EMU Rec/IM Complex
100 Olds/Robb
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Dates/Times*

START DATE: June 18

END DATE: August 17

DROP OFF: Begins at 7:30am

PICK UP: Ends sharply at 5:30pm

See Registration document for more details (includes pricing & dates)

Fun Camp Links

How To Register

  1. Fill out the Fun Camp 2018 Registration Form (found here)
  2. Turn in the completed form to Kristi Teasdale (kteasdale@emich.edu)
  3. Call Kristi at 734-487-8045 to discuss and make payments

Activities

Arts and Crafts                                                                                

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet our Fun Camp Staff!

Camp Director - Kristi Teasdale

Co-head Counselor -  Desiree Drake

Co-head Counselor- Mari Soberal

Counselor - Cameron Hart

Counselor - Gelareh Raoufi

Counselor -  Jeremiah Stockdale

Counselor - Kaitlyn O'Connor

Counselor - Megan Huffman

Counselor - Morgan Ray

Counselor - Sean Beckom II

Camp Intern - Myia Cooper

 

 

Field Trips
Kids Choice
Library Time
Open Swim
Special Events
Special Guests
Swim Lessons
Team Games
Weekly Themes and More!

Lunch/Snack

Parents enrolling their child should send them with a lunch and a daily snack everyday. 

PLEASE SEND YOUR CHILD WITH A WATER BOTTLE EVERY DAY! They can fill their water bottles at water stations when necessary.

Attire

Comfortable play clothes and shoes, swimsuit and towel. Shoes should be running shoes or sandals with a heel strap. If your child desires to wear flip-flops or sandals without straps, please make sure they have another set of safe shoes for active games and activities.

Swim Lessons

A unique feature of our Fun Camp experience is swim lessons. Campers will receive swim lessons one day each week and enjoy free swim every afternoon. They are sure to acquire lifelong aquatic skills. A swimsuit and towel are required for each camper.

Special Notes

If your child is under seven years of age, please contact the EMU Children's Institute at 734.487.2348 for information regarding their Flights of Imagination Program.

The Recreation & Intramural Sports Department is part of Operations and Facilities.